Role details

Engineering Manager

Rye   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Aerospace electronics experience preffered
  • Must have 5+ yrs of experience in similar position

About Our Client


Job Description

* Managing, coaching, and mentoring a team of electrical, mechanical and optical engineers. * Ensuring development, welfare, behaviors and performance are measured and responded to proactively, professionally and accordingly. * Responsible for the monitoring, scheduling and providing status on all Engineering and Project related activities to meet project deadlines. * To undertake project management duties (estimating, proposal preparation, planning, management, cost control, supervision etc.) as required to meet project time scales and cost budgets * Managing high-impact, long duration engineering initiatives and projects; ensuring achievement of engineering plan and product quality. * Lead application efforts to meet strategic objectives * Knowledge of regulatory codes and standards * Responsible for technical development of new and existing products, ensuring they are ready for purpose and aligned with budgets for manufacturing cost. * Provide technical and project support to the Business Unit and when necessary to other areas of the company. * Meet financial objectives through the implementation of cost reduction initiatives, forecasting, budget preparation and expenditure scheduling, analyzing variances and implementing corrective action when necessary. * Operate effectively and in accordance with an open and collaborative work ethic, that supports the company's overall business strategy * Ensure that Engineering development schedules reflect and meet the requirements of the business and to determine and implement corrective action when necessary. * Managing multiple projects effectively * Participate in risk analyses, FMEAs and design reviews to verify that the design meets or exceeds products specifications. * Oversee and generate engineering documentation such as BOM's, schematics, qualification reports, manufacturing instructions and drawings. * Work with purchasing in the selection of major material and service suppliers. * Manage Qualification Tests to meet specifications such as electrical, thermal, mechanical, optical and environmental requirements. * Work closely with the manufacturing and new product introduction teams * Understanding of typical lighting materials and tooling practices. * Ability to oversee advanced prototyping technologies for first beta/model developments. * Ability to identify industry trends, and develop technologies to address those trends. * Maintain an awareness of related product developments * Represent the Company when meeting customers and suppliers in a presentable, and courteous manner * Provide and undertake technical support for existing projects including technical writing and SDRL preparation as needed.

The Successful Applicant

* Minimum of 5-10 yrs engineering with at least 5 yrs in a manager position * Bachelors Degree in Engineering * Prefer Project design background in the Aerospace industry * Worked in LED lighting a plus * Must have the desire to want to mentor and grow engineers * Ideal candidate would have background in hardware and new product development

What's on Offer

Competitive base + bonus + benefits

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